Greg and Jenny have been gearing up to share about the “Happiness Advantage” that their district is going through. In the last podcast Mr. Colpitts shared the reasons that the district is pursuing positive psychology district wide. In the coming podcasts Greg and Jenny will be reflecting on and sharing principals to happiness. “The Orange Frog” parable by Shawn Achor will give us all some common language moving forward. With that, sit back, relax, and enjoy the story and reflections.
The research behind the benifits of positive psychology shows that it has a big impact on an organization. The Western Dubuque Community School District is digging in and training staff members through the happiness advantage. Join Greg and Jenny as they kick of a series on positivity.
Time...it is the great equalizer. We all have an equal 24 hours in the day. How we use that time and where we invest it is not equal. The world is changing and people are less likely to stick with things. I think that we need to switch that around and invest our greatest asset into the things that matter most to us for the long haul.
The world of politics as gone wild! In many aspects public education is under attack from many directions. Our leaders are not always the role models our kids need. Join Greg and Jenny as they talk with Dan Butler about what students need from us now in the midst of uncertain times.
The days of students sitting in desks for hours on end throughout the school day are on their way out. Join Greg and Jenny as they sit down with Monika Steffen a behavior specialist teacher and discuss the benefits of getting students up and moving. Monika gives a solid case for the need for movement and provides beneficial TIPS to help you carry out this work in your classroom or school.